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Aug
05

How does terrain affect my metal building?

By Carport Central   |   Posted In: Carports
How does terrain affect my metal building?

The terrain in which you place your custom metal building has a substantial impact on the design requirements of the building. The stresses that it will be exposed to need to be quantified so that it can be designed and installed in a safe manner and is strong enough to withstand these stresses. Standard calculations can be done to calculate the wind load that a building will experience. Wind can…

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Jun
13
Rent-to-Own Program for Metal Buildings – Own it Now

Rent-to-own is a great opportunity to get a metal carport, garage or storage unit without having to fund the full cost of the unit up front. Rather than paying a monthly rent to improve someone else’s financial position, you could put your money into something that would eventually become yours! What do I need? Most rent-to-own arrangements require some form of down payment, this could be a percentage of the…

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Need more from your metal carport? Don’t replace It... convert it!

Many people start out with a metal carport to keep their vehicles and other valued outdoor equipment sheltered from the elements. But as time goes by, households and businesses get larger, and carport owners start looking to build additional structures for added storage space. If you own a steel carport, you can easily avoid the hassle and additional expense of building a separate structure on your property. Custom metal carports…

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Selecting the Best Metal Carport for Areas with Mild or Moderate Climates

Many people associate the need for a metal carport with areas that experience heavy rains, hail, sleet, or snowfall. But did you know that over time, prolonged exposure to sunlight and excessive heat can also cause damage to the exterior and interior of your vehicle? Direct sunlight for long periods of time can fade your vehicle’s exterior paint and cause plastic components to warp. Inside, the dashboard tends to take…

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Sep
16

Which to Choose: An Aluminum or Steel Carport?

By Carport Central   |   Posted In: Carports
Which to Choose: An Aluminum or Steel Carport?

If you are searching for a quality metal carport, you should know there is a wide range of metal carports available with a variety of customization options. Carport manufacturers use various construction materials, but one common question a potential buyer may ask is “Which carport is better for my needs, aluminum or steel?” The answer to that question depends on where you live, how you intend to use the building, how durable you…

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